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Farm Leadership Ensures Labor Pool; China Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
** An extension business management specialist says building employer leadership will help ensure farm operations successfully recruit and retain ag labor.
Betty Berning with the University of Minnesota tells Brownfield a strong U.S. economy has resulted in a dwindling workforce for many farmers, esp…
NCBA Criticizes Obama’s Handling of Pipeline Protests
The U.S. Wheat Associates Board of Directors announced Monday they have chosen Vince Peterson, the head of the group’s overseas operations, to be the next USW president. They have been looking for months for a new president, ever since Alan Tracy announced in June his plans to retire…
Workforce Act Challenged; Cuba Visit Continues
There is strong opposition to the Legal Workforce Act currently being considered in the House Judiciary Committee. The Agriculture Workforce Coalition - comprised of more than 70 agricultural organizations - says any bill mandating E-Verify must only come after or in conjunction with legislation to …
Ladies: How YOU Doin’?
RESULTS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE REPORT ON WOMEN
(Jezebel.com)
 Women earn 75 percent of what men do at all levels of education.   The earnings of women of color compared to those of all men showed a greater gap than white women: Black women earned 71 percent, Latina women 62 percent in 200…